german empire

  1. Flavius Iulius Maiorianus

    German colonies in 1917 CP Victory

    Before World War 1, Germany had amassed the third largest colonial empire in the world, second only to Britain and France. However, these were mostly lost by 1915, although Paul von Lettow-Vorbek managed to cause significant trouble for the British and French in German East Africa. So my...
  2. Flavius Iulius Maiorianus

    Surviving Central Powers vs USSR in the '40s-'50s

    Let's say that the USSR accepts the initial treaty of Brest-Litovsk: Where they only have to cede the area in red. Let's also say that there's no Zimmerman Telegram, and so the US doesn't enter the war in 1917. They probably would eventually, but before they do, the millions of Germans freed...
  3. WWI: The Kaiser Takes France

    Hello, this is my first post here so I will need to adjust to the environment. This thread will be a what if, and in this case it is Germany successfully taking France after Belgium. What would happen?
  4. The Russo-German Alliance

    Let's just say during the Great Eastern Crisis, Germany in attempt to satsain there alliance with Russia supports Bulgaria and tells the Austro-Hungarians to get out of Bosnia. Or a more reasonable and at the very least in 1887 Russia and Germany support the unification of Bulgaria and the both...
  5. The Brotherly War 1917-1918

    I just finished reading a book on Charles I of Austria Hungary and Croatia-Slovenia. I just found out that after the Treaty of Brest-Litovsk, Austria Hungary want to make a separate peace with France. When Germany found out the German General Staff wanted to declare war on Austro-Hungary but...
  6. Effects of an Imperial German (and later Imperial Japanese) Philippines

    POD: In 1894, Marti is caught and arrested as he attempts to depart from Florida with soldiers and guns instead of getting released, or alternatively, he dies before the entire expedition takes place, or Eugene Debs is elected POTUS in 1896, leading to there being no Spanish-American War. Some...
  7. Flavius Iulius Maiorianus

    Which timeline should I write?

    Which timeline would you guys be most interested in seeing? The Cross in the Sky: A Maxentius Victory TL In this timeline, Maxentius defeats Constantine at the Battle of the Milvian Bridge and kills him. Roman history, especially in the east, is forever changed. The Flame of the West: A...
  8. German Grand Duchy of Alsace-Lorraine?

    There was a thread on this a few years ago which I will be referencing, but I wanted to try and restart this conversation. According to The Failure to Prevent World War I: The Unexpected Armageddon By Hall Gardner, in March 1911 the French government was fairly certain that Germany wanted to...
  9. WW1 Stalemate after Kaiserschlacht succeeds

    Germany takes Amiens and Hazeboruck in 1918, and eventually theyd take the channel ports and Rheims too. France’s governement falls and is replaced with pacifists who start negociations, the rest of the entente joins.US is still in and the peace is mediated by the pope. What would the terms of...
  10. Verdun in the Spring Offensives

    After having David Zabecki's book on the Spring Offensives i've found that some generals advocated for a divisionarry attack on Verdun. If this was launched waht would be the results?
  11. Falkenhayn sacked earlier

    Anyway to get Falkenhayn sacked earlier?
  12. SunZi

    WI: No Franco-Prussian War ?

    The Franco-Prussian War of 1870 had many consequences in the history of Europe and the world at the end of the 19th century. This war poorly prepared by the French Empire cost him many men, the loss of Alsace and Lorraine, a military occupation and the collapse of the imperial regime then in...
  13. CP victory pods

    Some CP victory pods that arent: Italy neutral or Cp, Germany wins Marne, Spring Offensives suceeds, US doesnt join WW1. Also preferably make the POD on the CP side or something that isnt made by an Entente change.
  14. Falkenhayn's Spring Offensive

    If Germany won lets say Verdun, Falkenhayn never gets sacked and there is no Hindenburg programm and an early B-L by the Soviets. Italy was knocked out of the war by Caporetto. How would the spring offensive be planned in this situation.
  15. Brusilov Offensive fails with POD on the Austro German side

    Basically is there any way the offensive fails with a pod on the Austro German side?
  16. Wi: the Walramian branch of the house of Nassau died out before 1866

    OTL the Ottonian branch of the house of Nassau was the first to go extinct in the male line in 1890, ending the personal union between the Netherlands an Luxembourg, But what if instead the Walramian branch died out first especially before the annexation of the duchy of Nassau in 1866, probably...
  17. Germany focuses on on the Eastern Front in 1916

    How do you get Germany to go on the offensive in 1916, would the offensive succeded? How far would it penetrate into the Russian lines and how would it affect the rest pf the war and the Russian Revolutions?
  18. What If Elisabeth of Hesse and By Rhine married Wilhelm II instead of Grand Duke Sergei?

    I recently found out that Wilhelm had a crush on his cousin, Elisabeth of Hesse and had attempted to propose to her which she rejected him. What type of effects would this marriage had caused if Elisabeth had accepted it? Would this had toned down Wilhelm's views and possibly keep the German...
  19. Sequel de Mayo (Cinco de Mayo, Vol. II)

    Sequel de Mayo (Source: Wikimedia Commons) Table of Contents Previous Thread: Cinco de Mayo (2022 Turtledove Winner - Colonialism and Revolutions) Prologue Part X - The Eye of the Hurricane (May 1915-1916) Part XI - Coming Soon!
  20. BloodAndIron

    WI/AHC Prussophile/Germanophile Japan during Meiji Restoration

    The Meiji Restoration was a time of foreign assistance in Japan. Much of this was indeed from Prussia/Germany, especially in the medical and military fields. But overall the Japanese would choose the British as their ally long-term, due to their naval power. I have a challenge for you, make...